Local Science Fair
Our Local Science Fair was held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic School. The judges reviewed the innovative projects and listened to students' presentations and selected the winners.
Congratulations to the following 6th grade students:
1st Place: Liam L ~ Does Sugar Bend Light?
2nd Place: Madison L ~ The Invisible Power of Garlic
3rd Place: Christian R ~ Let's See How They Grow
Best Use of Data Tables and Graphs: Holly M ~ Can Body Temperature Tell Time?
Best Impact on Society: Pablo M ~ I am OK on a Sunny Day
Best Use of International Systems of Units: Hailey H ~ Do Certain Fabrics Help Us Keep Cool?
Best Backboard Display: Sydney M ~ Don't Be So Dense
Best Innovative Project Idea: Catherine C ~ Far Flyers
Congratulations to the following 8th grade students:
1st Place: Elizabeth W ~ Talk About Turbines
2nd Place: Angela C ~ De-Icing the Problem
3rd Place: Nick M ~ Battle of the Briquettes
4th Place: Camille B ~ Flailing in the Deep
5th Place: Lauren D ~ Keepin' It Fresh
6th Place: Kayley M ~ Dirty Little Secrets
7th Place: Caroline P ~ Got Gluten?
Best Use of Data Tables and Graphs: Nick M ~ Battle of the Briquettes
Best Impact on Society: Mary S ~ How do Changes in Environmental Factors Affect the Survival Rate of an Invertebrate Population?
Best Use of International Systems of Units: Patrick H ~ Measuring Metals, Who has the Real Power?
Best Backboard Display: Camille B ~ Flailing in the Deep
Best Innovative Project Idea: Lauren D ~ Keepin' It Fresh
Diocesan Science Fair
The Diocesan Science Fair was held on January 30, 2015. Twenty-five 6th grade students and fifty-one 8th grade students participated.
Holy Family student Liam L was awarded 1st place in the 6th grade division and Christian R received an honorable mention in the category "Life Science." Our 8th graders Nick M and Elizabeth W tied for 3rd place in the 8th grade division and Angela C received an honorable mention. Congratulations to all of the participants for their dedication to science related research.
Northeast Florida Regional Science Fair
The Northeast Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NEFRSEF) was held on February, 9, 2015.
Congratulations to the following 6th and 8th grade students for representing Holy Family at the Regional Science Fair: Camille B, Angela C, Bridgid D, Liam L, Madison L, Nick M, Kayley M, Christian R, and Elizabeth W. A special congratulations to:
- Madison L - 1st place in Botany and Broadcom master
- Camille B - 2nd place in Physics, $100 award from the Society of Military Engineering, Broadcom master, and a Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Junior Physics and Astronomy
- Nick M - 2nd place in Chemistry
- Angela C - 3rd place in Environmental Science
- Liam L - 3rd place in Physics
- Elizabeth W - 3rd place in Engineering